Lease of land (P.Duk.inv. 760)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Lease of land, [2--]
Author: Aurelios Ptolemaios (Councilor of Oxyrhynchos, Egypt), 3rd cent.
Subject: Water-wheels --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Guardian and ward --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Land tenure --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Minors --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Leases --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 8 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 7.6 x 4.1 cm.
	14 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 760 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 20.
	Lease of land from Oxyrhynchos (modern name: Bahnasa),
	Egypt, written on papyrus. Lease includes a waterwheel
	and is made by Aurelius Ptolemaios, citizen of Antinoopolis
	and councilor of Oxyrhynchos. Lease is made to someone
	who is the son of Taaphynchis and someone else who
	is the son of someone with "ris" in his name, both
	from Oxyrhynchos. The lease is also made to someone
	who is the son of Taaryotis. Ptolemaios takes care
	of the administration of the land as long as its
	legal owners are minors.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Willis, William H. "Oxyrhynchite Documents
	among the Robinson Papyri." Bulletin of the American
	Society of Papyrologists 25(1988): 113-114 (plate p. 125).
        See also SB xx, 14290.

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